Nursery in Essex Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Raises Important Funds for Charity

Bright Horizons Poppetts Day Nursery and Preschool, located on Long Ridings Avenue in Essex, recently marked a significant milestone with the setting celebrating its 20th anniversary as a nursery.

To mark the occasion, a lively open day was held on Saturday 24th February, which welcomed families to join in with the festivities and partake in a range of exciting activities. Parents and children alike enjoyed toasting smores around the fire pit, dancing, and meeting and greeting some beloved Paw Patrol characters.

Funds were raised on the day through a raffle for the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. The team successfully raised £146.64. The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children and families facing crisis and disadvantage. Their Bright Spaces provide enriching play environments designed to help children heal from trauma caused by domestic violence, abuse, homelessness, parental imprisonment, and ill health.

In 2024 the Bright Horizons Foundation will open its 100th Bright Space in the UK to support vulnerable children. To celebrate this milestone, our Foundation is set to launch its 100 Your Way campaign, with a goal of raising £100,000. Whether people walk 100 miles, do 100 laps of an outdoor space, do 100 press ups, perform 100 acts of kindness, or sell 100 cakes, 100 Your Way is a year-long, 100-themed fundraiser, in which individuals, teams, workplaces and communities commit to fundraise towards this £100K target. Please visit our website for more details on the upcoming 100 Your Way campaign.

Poppetts Day Nursery and Preschool is committed to providing high-quality childcare and nurturing each child to reach their full potential. The nursery holds a regular breakfast and after school club in partnership with Long Ridings school for children up to 11 years old.

If you are interested in learning more about the nursery or booking a tour, please visit their website for further details.